U.S. superheroes bow to Islam, but this 1 refuses

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_449857" align="alignright" width="300" caption="Bosch Fawstin and his art"][/caption] "Kwak! Ouch! Please don't kill me! Ah-h-h-h … oink?" If a cartoonist wages an anti-jihad campaign featuring a piggish more…

Father, son and unholy spirit?

by Drew Zahn -- At its heart, the new, Will Smith movie "After Earth" is a story about a father and son's estrangement and subsequent reconciliation. Or is it? Reports from the more…

'Green' cabal forcing people off their land

by Jim Fletcher -- Normally, I don't pay much attention to book endorsements, but one for Elizabeth Nickson's "Eco-Fascists: How Radical Conservationists Are Destroying Our Natural Heritage" stands out (because after reading more…

Choose your weapon! Your life depends on it

by Creek Stewart -- Because of my profession (survival instructor and author), people often ask me, "What is the best survival knife?" Rather than recommend a specific knife, I typically choose to more…

'Epic' gospel moment shines through

by Drew Zahn -- A few years ago, I edited a book for Christianity Today called "Movie-Based Illustrations for Preaching & Teaching," the premise of which was that select, individual scenes in more…

Performance 'art' goes completely bonkers

by Marisa Martin -- Blouin-Art Info recently asked readers, "Is killing chickens art?" Word-for-word my thoughts when I first heard of fowl slaughterer cum-performance artist Miguel Suarez and his controversial "work." Canadian more…

'To boldly go' in a biblical direction

by Drew Zahn -- For good or ill – and sadly, too often the latter – Gene Roddenberry's original TV series "Star Trek" was far more than a sci-fi drama, but a more…

Could this pope prompt the end times?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- For decades – at least since the subject of Bible prophecy was brought to the mainstream by blockbusters like "The Late, Great Planet Earth," reading audiences have analyzed more…

Can it be? 'The Gatsby' is great

by Drew Zahn -- Don't believe what the critics are saying. Apparently, too many of them have either never read or have completely forgotten F. Scott Fitzgerald's "The Great Gatsby," and it's more…